Welcome to the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy

The Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy advances physical therapist practice to maximize the lifelong health, well-being and function of persons affected by cancer and HIV.

Knowledge, Compassion, Practice, Results

Our association consists of professional Physical Therapists managing the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, integumentary and cardiopulmonary rehabilitative needs of patients resulting from the treatment of active cancer disease.

Two preconference courses available at CSM 2019 via the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy

The Academy is offering two preconference courses at CSM 2019 in Washington, D.C., scheduled for Wednesday, January 23rd.

Seeking volunteers for CSM

The Academy needs YOU! Click here to volunteer at our booth, or email oncology@apta.org to volunteer as a room monitor. Be sure to indicate for which session you would like to serve as Room Monitor.

Introducing: OncoReads

OncoReadsSM allows you to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the comfort of your own home or office. Click here for more information and to begin earning today!

Oncology Courses

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Head & Neck Cancer – Grand Haven, MI

Generation Care
Grand Haven, MI

20190223
Exercise Training Guidelines for Individuals With Cancer – Miami, FL

Baptist Health South Florida – Miami, FL

20190302
Exercise Training Guidelines for Individuals With Cancer – Grand Haven, MI

Generation Care
Grand Haven, MI

20190323
What to Know about Oncology Rehabilitation for the Outpatient Clinician – Appleton, WI

ThedaCare
Appleton, WI

20190713
Head & Neck Cancer – Miami, FL

Baptist Health South Florida
Miami, FL

Meet a Member

Tiffany Kendig, PT, DPT, MPH, CLT

Meet Tiffany, Membership Chair of the Academy of Oncologic PT. Tiffany is also a member of the Academy’s EDGE Task Force and has made significant contributions to the field of oncology rehabilitation.

Join the Academy of Oncologic PT ListServ

The Academy's General Listerv is a very productive messaging system for answering your practice questions. In addition, we maintain specialized listservs for our special interest groups.

Combined Sections Meeting 2019

Join over 12,000 innovative and dedicated professionals in downtown Washington, DC, for the largest physical therapy conference in the country. With programming designed by all 18 of APTA's specialty sections, you will want to ChooseDC and amplify your learning in 2019!

Clinical Research Grants

Are you up on the latest Oncology Physical Therapy research or are your just starting out? New and experienced Academy members can make valuable contributions.

Clinical Internship Opportunities

This list of clinical sites is provided as a service to Academy Members.

Host a Regional Course in Your Area

The Academy of Oncologic PT, APTA has several course offerings looking for partners to host. The host facility will be chosen based on the guarantee that they can draw a minimum of 20 registrants.

Academy Member Awards

Know of a PT/PTA professional needing recognition? Here is the place to find out about our Member Awards.

Join the Academy ListServ

The Academy's General Listerv is a very productive messaging system for answering your practice questions. In addition, we maintain specialized listservs for our special interest groups.

Resource Guide for Specialization

This document, prepared by the Academy of Oncologic Physical Therapy, is designed to help you in your preparation for the specialist examination.

Booth Signup

Sign up for an available volunteer slot at the Academy booth in the CSM Exhibit Hall! You must be logged in to sign up.

OncoReads

OncoReads allows you to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) from the comfort of your own home or office. Begin earning today!

Sign Up to Become a Volunteer

This Academy survives and thrives on it's exceptional line of volunteers. From experienced to clincians; if you want to be a leader, we have a position.

Look Inside the Oncology Toolbox

What's in your Physical Therapy Bag of Tricks? Find more and contribute some.